25 October 2004 Benefits and challenges in transparent optical networks
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This paper explains benefits and challenges of future transparent optical networks. With a special focus on new transmitter/receiver designs, it discusses the key components enabling transparency. The challenges in the system design of such networks are also addressed.
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Stefan Herbst, Joerg-Peter Elbers, Cornelius Fuerst, Helmut Griesser, Horst Wernz, Christoph Glingener, "Benefits and challenges in transparent optical networks", Proc. SPIE 5596, Optical Transmission Systems and Equipment for WDM Networking III, (25 October 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.572975; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.572975


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